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Eating Out - March 18, 2022

Bittersweet memories

With Shekoh Confections, a globe-trotting chef starts over in Palo Alto

by Anthony Shu

Inside Palo Alto's newest chocolate shop, Shekoh Confections, two aprons from the prestigious l'?cole Vahlrona, a professional pastry training program in Tain l'Hermitage, France, hang on the wall. A plaque boasts that gaining admission to the program is as hard as breaking into a bank vault. When owner Shekoh Moossavi, however, discusses her trip to France that took place 10 years ago, she portrays the accomplishment as an escape more than an achievement.

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